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Theories of Plates and Shells : Critical Review and New Applications - Kienzler Reinhold

Theories of Plates and Shells

Critical Review and New Applications

By: Kienzler Reinhold (Editor), Holm Altenbach (Editor), Ingrid Ott (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 22nd April 2004
ISBN: 9783540209973
Number Of Pages: 238

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Plate and shell theories experienced a renaissance in recent years. The potentials of smart materials, the challenges of adaptive structures, the demands of thin-film technologies and more on the one hand and the availability of newly developed mathematical tools, the tremendous increase in computer facilities and the improvement of commercial software packages on the other caused a reanimation of the scientific interest. In the present book the contributions of the participants of the EUROMECH Colloquium 444 "Critical Review of the Theories of Plates and Shells and New Applications" have been collected. The aim was to discuss the common roots of different plate and shell approaches, to review the current state of the art, and to develop future lines of research. Contributions were written by scientists with civil and mechanical engineering as well as mathematical and physical background.

The theory of simple elastic shellsp. 1
Geometric boundary layers in shells with mixed typep. 13
FEM and time stepping procedures in non-linear dynamics of flexible branched shell structuresp. 21
Dynamic stiffness vibration analysis for higher order plate modelsp. 29
Anisotropic thermo-creep-damage in 3D thick plate vs. Reissner's approachp. 39
On a fast method for buckling load calculations of incomplete ribbed shellsp. 45
Adaptive wavelet-algorithms for inelastic shellsp. 53
On the effect of transverse core compressibility on the buckling of sandwich shellsp. 61
Drape simulation of flexible structuresp. 69
Universal dynamic theory of shellsp. 77
On consistent second-order plate theoriesp. 85
2-D model of stressed plate derived from the 3-D elasticity theory modelp. 97
Thickness flexible theory with generalized core warping for plane sandwich structuresp. 107
On the finite element analysis of layered structures with thin piezoelectric actuators and sensorsp. 117
Free waves in incoherent slabsp. 125
Inelastic behaviour of stepped square platesp. 133
An assessment of classical and refined plate theories derived from the principle of virtual displacementsp. 141
Stochastic finite element analysis of plates : theory and applicationp. 149
On nonlinear theory of rigid-flexible shells without the Kirchhoff hypothesesp. 157
Shell and solid type finite element analysis of creep in thin-walled structuresp. 165
An asymptotic model for long-wave symmetric motion of a pre-stressed incompressible plate with fixed facesp. 177
Construction of the theory of piezoelectric shells and platesp. 185
Boundary layers near the reflected and transmitted dilatational wave fronts in a composite cylindrical shellp. 193
On some interior and boundary effects in thin plates based on the asymmetric theory of elasticityp. 201
On the numerical simulation of thin textile reinforced concrete layers for the strengthening of shell structures using a surface-related shell theoryp. 211
Refined wave theories of plates and shellsp. 219
On dynamics of thin plates with a periodic structurep. 225
Critical review of the contemporary state of the theory and design methods of ribbed plates and shellsp. 233
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ISBN: 9783540209973
ISBN-10: 3540209972
Series: Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 22nd April 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.21